Anne was born in La Perouse in Sydney and is a descendant of the Yuin people of the South Coast of NSW. A mother to six and grandmother to 14, Anne joined the National NAIDOC Committee in 2006 and has been Co-Chair since 2009.
During her career, Anne studied at Charles Darwin University and has held a range of senior positions across the public and private sector, with a particular focus on education. Anne is currently the Director of the Tjabal Indigenous Higher Education Centre at the Australian National University.
What does NAIDOC mean to you?
"NAIDOC is highly significant to me as during this week we celebrate Australia wide our history, culture and achievements. Something born of an Aboriginal rights movement is now a celebration of our heritage, survival and achievements across time."